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Nerve Injury Compensation Claims
A trip to dentist is a common occurrence to most. Whether it’s an annual check-up or an emergency visit to fix an issue that needs urgent attention, many of us see our dentists on a regular basis.
Depending on the severity of your issue, the treatment could be rather straightforward or quite invasive. Although, in most instances everything goes according to plan, sometimes things can go wrong.
Nerve injury claims are a very common with people who have suffered as a direct result of dental negligence. Each case is different, as there are various things that can happen during any dental procedure.
If you have experienced unnecessary suffering as a result of nerve injury caused by dental negligence, you could be entitled to compensation.
Nerve Injury Explained
Although, there are many different types of nerve injuries they all typically involve a nerve being damaged during a dental procedure. This can cause permanent damage, which cannot be fixed through further treatments.
If your injury is permanent, then you are likely more entitled to claim compensation and can expect to receive more money. Even if your injury can be treated, you will likely be entitled to something.
Nerve injuries can be quite painful and, in certain circumstances, they can lead to other complications.
If you believe you have suffered nerve damage as a result of dental negligence, you should consider seeking legal advice in order to get the compensation that you deserve.
Treating Nerve Damage Injuries
Although, in many severe cases nerve injuries cannot be treated due to the damage caused being permanent, in certain cases further treatment can be advised to fix the damage.
It entirely depends on your individual circumstances and the level of damage that you have suffered. If your injuries are reversible, the person responsible for causing them will very likely be responsible for covering all the costs of any future treatments.
There isn’t one treatment suitable for all types of injuries, so you will likely be advised which route to take in order to treat your injury.
The procedure could be invasive; however, this depends on how serious your injury is.
Preventing Nerve Damage Injury
Preventing nerve damage injury isn’t always possible, as there are various risk associated with any dental procedure.
What you can do however, to minimise the risks is find a reputable dentist to carry out your treatments.
Many dental negligence cases involve dentists without the proper qualifications carrying out intensive procedure.
In order to ensure you are in safe hands, is always a good idea to carry out through research before agreeing for any treatment, especially if you haven’t previously gone to the dentist in question.
Don’t be afraid to go elsewhere for treatment if anything doesn’t seem right to you. You should be comfortable with your dentist before going through any procedure.
How Much Compensation Can I Expect?
There is no simple way of calculating how much compensation you are entitled to as each individual case is different. There are various factors that come into play, such as the severity of your injury and the costs of further treatment, if required.
Since each and every case is judged on an individual basis, it’s impossible to predict how much you will be entitled to without knowing further information.
When your case is being investigated, you will be asked to provide all the details in order for it to be determined whether you are entitled to anything, and if so how much you can receive.
Contact Grieves Solicitors
At Grieves Solicitors, we offer a full range of legal services across various areas. Our experts are experienced in numerous fields, including nerve injury dental negligence claims.
If you have suffered nerve injury as a result of dental negligence and believe you could be entitled to compensation, get in touch and we will do our best to get you the money that you deserve.
We offer a variety of unique legal services tailored to your individual needs and requirements. Our team of highly-trained legal experts will be there for you throughout the process, to ensure that everything runs smoothly.
Don’t hesitate – If you believe you are entitled to compensation, contact us today and let us help you!